Displaying items by tag: CORONAVIRUS

Friday, 05 June 2020 11:29

Get ready for the ‘now’ norm

Get prepared for a ‘Now Normal’ future, says Ian Proudfoot – Global Head of Agribusiness for KPMG – discussing the likely effects of COVID-19 in the months to come.

Published in General News
Friday, 05 June 2020 11:21

Canterbury Show canned for 2020

The iconic Canterbury A&P Show – known as the New Zealand Agricultural Show – will not go ahead this year.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 03 June 2020 13:55

Farmers facing undue Govt pressure

Hawke's Bay vet Richard Hilson says the effects of the lockdown with COVID-19 tended to isolate farmers more than people might have imagined.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 03 June 2020 12:55

Saving stock worth it for farmer

Central Hawkes Bay sheep and beef farmer Craig Preston has spent a huge sum of money buying feed for his stock rather than sending them off to the works – but says it’s worth the money. 

Published in General News
Wednesday, 03 June 2020 07:55

Meat companies deny gaming wage subsidy

Criticism levelled at meat companies for taking the wage subsidy by some media and commentators has been labelled ill-informed and stupid.

Published in General News
Thursday, 28 May 2020 09:53

Overstayers irk farmers

A new law preventing the eviction of tenants from rental properties is causing a headache for some dairy farmers.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 27 May 2020 14:30

Memorable vintage

With a backdrop of COVID-19, this has been a harvest like no other.

Published in Regional Updates
Wednesday, 27 May 2020 13:34

Distributor focussing on farmer support

AGCO Australia and New Zealand has announced plans focused around protecting the welfare and livelihood of its customers, employees and the community during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Published in Tractors and Machinery
Tuesday, 26 May 2020 10:03

Fonterra’s big break

Former Fonterra chairman Sir Henry van der Heyden believes the co-operative will come out a stronger global player post-COVID-19.

Published in General News

With the COVID-19 lockdown placing even greater emphasis on the need for reliable internet networks, a former All Black is working to keep New Zealand’s rural folk connected.

Published in Management